Galena Bay Evacuation Alert Update - Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

 August 9, 2017 at 2:00 PM

An Evacuation Alert was issued by staff at the Revelstoke and Area Emergency Operations Centre at 12:15 PM on Saturday, August 5, 2017 for an area around Galena Bay. 

Crews are working on the west flank of this fire with the aid of helicopters and heavy equipment. Crews continue to put guard in and are working to widen existing guard in some areas. Some growth was experienced uphill overnight, there is no updated fire size at this time due to low visibility. There are 16 firefighters, 2 helicopters and 2 pieces of heavy equipment. Our next update will 2:00 PM August 10th.  

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